Polar ice packs

This image provided by the National Snow and Ice Data Center shows the Arctic sea ice extent on Sept. 13, 2013 in white. The orange-colored border surrounding it shows the median extent for Sept. 13 from 1981-2010. (AP Photo/National Snow and Ice Data Center)

Arctic sea ice 6th lowest, but rebounds from 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) — The amount of ice in the Arctic Ocean shrank this summer to the sixth lowest level, but that’s much higher than last year’s record low. The ice cap at the North Pole […]

09/20/2013

(Photo credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

NOAA report card for 2012’s climate: More warming

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new massive federal study says the world in 2012 sweltered with continued signs of climate change. Rising sea levels, snow melt, heat buildup in the oceans, and melting Arctic sea ice […]

08/06/2013

Arctic ice shrinks to all-time low; half 1980 size

WASHINGTON (AP) – Scientists say the amount of ice in the Arctic Ocean shrank to an all-time low this year, smashing old records for the critical climate indicator. The ice cap at the North Pole […]

09/19/2012